a competition to see who can murder each others crew first. made popular by the Dresden Dolls music video with Panic! at the Disco for the Dresden Dolls song "Backstabber"
"Its a fucking shell game now"
by Amber Renee October 07, 2006
Tactics used to deliberately confuse someone so that their previous agreements can be broken. (Made popular by street perfomers, where there are 3 shells or cups in a row. One shell or cup has a ball placed underneath. The performer moves all the shells around quickly and then stops. The subject is asked to guess where the ball is...usually incorrect.)
Mary said she had a great girl she wanted me to meet this weekend. On Thursday, I asked Mary "so Mary, what's this girll's name i'm meeting this weekend?" Mary replies "oh, i think it's Jenny or maybe it's Jason..i'll let you know. On Friday you ask "so Mary, is her name Jenny or Jason?" Mary replies "do I know you?" You call your friend and say Mary just played the Shell Game.
by aliveandstill55 March 20, 2010

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